Sunday, December 4, 2011

[Insect • 2010] Olidiana spimera; anisota, nuda & paridens • Four New Species of Olidiana from Thailand (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)

Four new species of Olidiana McKamey in the tribe Coelidiini are described from Thailand. They are spimera, anisota, nuda and paridens. A checklist of the known species from Thailand is also included. Olidiana spina (Zhang) is a new synonym of Olidiana praetexta (Distant).

KEY WORDS: Hemiptera, Cicadellidae, Coelidiinae, Olidiana, Thailand, leafhoppers

Olidiana anisota
Holotype male: Thailand: Phetchabun, Thung Salaeng Luang NP., Gang Wang Nam Yen, 16°34.569'N 100°53.155'E, 750 m., Pan traps, 19-20January 2007, Pongpitak & Suthit leg., T1575 (QSBG). Paratypes: Two males,same data as holotype except, 22-23 January 2007, T1578 (one QSBG, and oneUKYL).

Olidiana paridens
Holotype male: Thailand: Nakhon Nayok, Khao Yai NP., valleyat entrance of Huay Pak Chee, 14°27.115'N 101°21.951'E, 733 m., Pan traps, 11-12 November 2006, Pong Sandao leg., T986 (QSBG). Paratype: One male, samedata as holotype except, training center 2, 14°24.515'N 101°22.432'E, 750 m.,Pan traps, 5-6 February 2007, Wirat Sukho leg., T2235 (UKYL).

Olidiana spimera
Holotype male: Thailand: Phitsanulok, Thung Salaeng LuangNP., dry evergreen, 16°50.217'N 101°52.541'E, 580 m., Pan trap, 12-13 August2006, Pongpitak Pranee leg., T560 (QSBG). Paratypes: One male, same data asholotype except, deciduous forest, 16°50.563'N 100°51.757'E, 481 m., Pan traps,24-25 March 2007, Pongpitak & Pranee & Sathit leg., T2385 (QSBG); and onemale, same data as holotype except, 25-26 March 2007, T2386 (UKYL).

Olidiana nuda
Holotype male: Thailand: Nakhon Nayok, Khao Yai NP, LamTakong viewpoint, 14° 25.820'N 101° 23.754'E, 744 m., Malaise trap, 19-26 October 2006, Pong Sandao leg., T748 (QSBG).

Paul H. Freytag, P.H. 2011. Four New Species of Olidiana from Thailand (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Coelidiinae). Entomological News. 121(4):362-368.